FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
After teaching Barry Diller a thing or two about high finance, Sumner Redstone plans to impart his wisdom to a bigger audience.
Record companies are crowing while broadcasters are crying over the Clinton administration's announced support for legislation that would create a performance right for digital sound recordings.
Commerce Secretary Ron Brown described as illogical suggestions the information superhighway won't be built because of the collapse of a few media megadeals.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched a broad inquiry into whether it needs to improve rules designed to boost employment of minorities and women in broadcasting and cable.
Citing unfair bargaining practices, the broadcast employees union called for a viewer's boycott of NBC and its owned stations Wednesday during the May sweeps period.
PMK Public Relations announced Wednesday that it has hired Tracy Mosh as a senior account executive. The publicist moves over from her veepee of publicity post at Jonas Public Relations.
The crafts unions and the producers squared off at their quarterly meeting in Palm Springs Wednesday over the contentious contract issue of pilots vs. movies of the week, sources said. The two…
MGM Grand Inc., led by the nearly full occupancy of its new hotel in Las Vegas, posted a first-quarter profit, reversing a year-ago loss.
Walt Disney Co. has agreed to cut its stake in Euro Disney if a planned rights issue at its European unit is oversubscribed by the public, a source close to Euro Disney's financial restructuring…
The National Cable Television Assn. has come out swinging against broadcast industry efforts to use the transition to high-definition TV as a vehicle for becoming multichannel data providers.